From Boyhood to Manhood: Life of Benjamin Franklin
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From Boyhood to Manhood: Life of Benjamin Franklin

By William Makepeace Thayer
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  • FROM BOYHOOD TO MANHOOD
    • ILLUSTRATED
  • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • BOYHOOD TO MANHOOD.
      • I.
    • I.
    • II.
      • THE FIFTEENTH GIFT.
    • THE FIFTEENTH GIFT.
    • III.
      • PAYING TOO DEAR FOR THE WHISTLE.
    • PAYING TOO DEAR FOR THE WHISTLE.
    • IV.
      • IN SCHOOL.
    • IN SCHOOL.
    • V.
      • OUT OF SCHOOL.
    • OUT OF SCHOOL.
    • VI.
      • FROM SCHOOL TO CANDLE-SHOP.
    • FROM SCHOOL TO CANDLE-SHOP.
    • VII.
      • CHOOSING A TRADE AND STEALING SPORT.
    • CHOOSING A TRADE AND STEALING SPORT.
    • VIII.
      • BECOMING PRINTER-BOY.
    • BECOMING PRINTER-BOY.
    • IX.
      • TABLE-TALK EDUCATION.
      • X.
        • LEADER OF SPORTS AND THOUGHT.
      • LEADER OF SPORTS AND THOUGHT.
    • TABLE-TALK EDUCATION.
    • X.
      • LEADER OF SPORTS AND THOUGHT.
    • LEADER OF SPORTS AND THOUGHT.
    • XI.
      • STARTING A NEWSPAPER.
    • STARTING A NEWSPAPER.
    • XII.
      • THE RUSE, AND WHAT CAME OF IT.
    • THE RUSE, AND WHAT CAME OF IT.
    • XIII.
      • BOOKS OF HIS BOYHOOD.
    • BOOKS OF HIS BOYHOOD.
    • XIV.
      • LEARNING THE ART OF COMPOSITION.
    • LEARNING THE ART OF COMPOSITION.
    • XV.
      • THE "COURANT" IN TROUBLE.
    • THE "COURANT" IN TROUBLE.
    • XVI.
      • THE BOY EDITOR.
    • THE BOY EDITOR.
    • XVII.
      • THE YOUNG SKEPTIC.
    • THE YOUNG SKEPTIC.
    • XVIII.
      • HOW HE QUIT BOSTON.
    • HOW HE QUIT BOSTON.
    • XIX.
      • TRIALS OF A RUNAWAY.
    • TRIALS OF A RUNAWAY.
    • XX.
      • THE WALKING COMEDY.
    • THE WALKING COMEDY.
    • XXI.
      • GETTING ON.
    • GETTING ON.
    • XXII.
      • GOING UP HIGHER.
    • GOING UP HIGHER.
    • XXIII.
      • THE SURPRISE, AND ITS RESULTS.
    • THE SURPRISE, AND ITS RESULTS.
    • XXIV.
      • HIS RETURN, AND WHAT CAME OF IT.
    • HIS RETURN, AND WHAT CAME OF IT.
    • XXV.
      • WORKING, READING, AND COURTING.
    • WORKING, READING, AND COURTING.
    • XXVI.
      • A BOGUS SCHEME.
    • A BOGUS SCHEME.
    • XXVII.
      • "OUR WATER-DRINKER."
    • "OUR WATER-DRINKER."
    • XXVIII.
      • AT HOME AGAIN.
    • AT HOME AGAIN.
    • XXIX.
      • UPS AND DOWNS OF LIFE.
    • UPS AND DOWNS OF LIFE.
    • XXX.
      • THE LEATHERN-APRON CLUB.
    • THE LEATHERN-APRON CLUB.
    • XXXI.
      • BRIGHTER DAYS.
    • BRIGHTER DAYS.
    • XXXII.
      • NO LONGER A SKEPTIC.
    • NO LONGER A SKEPTIC.
    • XXXIII.
      • POOR RICHARD'S ALMANAC.
    • POOR RICHARD'S ALMANAC.
    • XXXIV.
      • MORE HONORS AND MORE WORK.
    • MORE HONORS AND MORE WORK.
    • XXXV.
      • PHILOSOPHER AND STATESMAN.
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